The Foundation for Women’s Cancer (then named the Gynecologic Cancer Foundation) Chairman Dr. John L. Lewis, Jr., and Dr. Carolyn Runowitz presented the 1998 Public Service Award to Barbara Walters ABC, for her reporting on women’s issues. The award was facilitated by Dr. Richard Barakat and was presented at ABC News Headquarters, Lincoln Square, New York City.
Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.
The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.
As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.